SUN MAY 17 COVID-19 UPDATES: Over 10,000 cases in Nebraska; Flyover rescheduled for Monday

South Dakota COVID-19 infections continue to rise. (MGN)
South Dakota COVID-19 infections continue to rise. (MGN)(KOTA)
Published: May. 15, 2020 at 10:56 PM CDT
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Get a quick look at today's local, state, and national developments in the COVID-19 outbreak.

TODAY'S CASES: Nebraska | Iowa

Today's developments
6:17 p.m. --

As of 6 p.m. Sunday night, the state of Iowa's website reports a state total of 14,651 coronavirus cases and 351 deaths. The website also reports that 7,154 people have recovered and that 100,241 people have

6:15 p.m. --

As of Sunday night at 6 p.m., The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services reported a total of 10,348 cases in Nebraska

6 p.m. --

Trump wished to see things back to normal in an NBC interview following the first live golf game on television

5:45 p.m. --

The nation’s 630,000 postal employees are facing new risks during the

as they sort mail or make daily rounds to reach people in far-flung locales. More than 2,000 of them have tested positive for the virus, and a union spokesman says 61 workers have died.

5:15 p.m. --

The Nebraska Air National Guard has a flyover planned for tomorrow to honor healthcare workers and all Nebraskans responding to


4:30 p.m. --

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services said a Nebraska State Penitentiary employee has tested positive for coronavirus and is recovering at home.

for the virus so far.

2:35 p.m. --

The Pottawattamie County Health Department has reported


2:30 p.m. --

The Douglas County Health Center has confirmed that the 14 residents who previously

have fully recovered. Three remain hospitalized in stable condition. There are no active cases at the health center, according to the release.

1:35 p.m. --

The Douglas County Health Department has confirmed 203 new

The total in the county is now 2,414.

12:55 p.m. --

The testing scheduled for today at

OneWorld Health had such a large turnout, tests ran out before the close of the event.

9:55 a.m. --

A judge rejected Martin Shkreli's, a convicted pharmaceutical executive, request to be let out of prison to

12:45 a.m. --

A 12-year-old boy from Illinois died of

just after midnight. Ernesto Guzman Lara had underlying health conditions.

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